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previously announced. a clinton spokesman welcomes the decision. he said the public should see the full picture and not what he calls a cherry picked subset.
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bernie sanders hits the campaign trail to stump for her and others. he says he'll push her economic plan, one he says will work for everyone, not just those at the top. clinton's campaign is getting a boost from donors. she took in $143 million in august. and donald trump is facing new fallout after his tough talk on immigration. several of his most prominent hispanic campaign advisors leaders pulled the support saying they feel betrayed and u used. trump's wife has filed a lawsuit against a news website and a maryland blogger saying they published false statements suggesting she once worked as an escort before she met her husband. she denies the allegations, and her attorney is calling the statements 100% false and tremendously damaging to her
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case for while a student at stanford is being released from jail today. brock turner was only sentenced to six months for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. the judge was criticized for what many viewed as a lenient sentence. he is moving off of criminal cases. turner only served after the sentence and must register as a sex offender. and a new admissions policy aimed at the president of the university plans to issue a formal apology and create an institution for the study of slavery. many of those descendants are applauding the school's actions. >> we're not talking reparation. we're talking about how this university can be an asset to the world in healing some pain and healing racism that is just
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>> at least a dozen universities have formally recognized the ties to slavery. georgetown is the first to offer frenchable status. >> a third grade teacher returned to the classroom. she donated one of her kidneys to a first grader, one of her students. the pair was celebrated yesterday. >> she says she never hesitated when she learned she was for the girl. the transplant surgery happened in may. both of them are doing great. >> a neat story. teachers give so much of themselves already, and here to actually give part of herself to a student. >> and both families say they hope this will inspire other people to sign up for the donor registry. >> coming up, disaster on the
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ral. >> and hurricane hermine is drenching florida and georgia. we'll talk to a countied a administrate about how his county is coping. find us on facebook and twitter. you're watching "world news now." wildlife rescue workers open up a lot of dawn. tough on grease...yet gentle. dawn helps open... something even bigger.
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it's a sleepless night for many in northern florida.
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night. >> there are florida right now but also of georgia and south carolina. >> collin kaepernick stuck to his word refusing to stand for the national anthem last night. >> instead he dropped to one knee before the game. the gesture, a new move as part of his continued protest against racial injustice. he also had controversy when pictures showed him wearing >> rolling stone stopped in a bid to get a a $25 million defamation suit thrown out. they've being sued about a story about rape that turned out to be false. the fraternity says it was defamed by the article. and a new york appeals co
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loh lohan saying they used a likeness to her. and back to square one for spacex. an explosion on thench pad. >> it destroyed a $200 million satellite on board facebook was planning to use. >> reporter: it's a test that goes terribly wrong. this space-exrocket erupting on the pad like a bomb going off. it wasn't just one explosion. the force of the blast felt by residents miles away from cape canave canaveral. >> it was like a small earthquake. >> reporter: spacex was planning to test the rocket. it was filling it with fuel, nlkding the tank in the upper stage when something fails. it's clear the explosion starts there. so big it was picked up on radar along with the rocket, the cargo seen falling in flames was lost
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satellite that facebook hoped to use. the first big venture into space. and mark zuckerberg said i'm deeply disappointed the launch failure destroyed our satellite which would have provided internet service across the continent. it's the second major setback for spacex and the ceo. one of his falcon nines blew up on takeoff last year. this is just a setback? >> it's just a setback. we can figure out in this case what happened, and we'll make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: spacex will not fly again until a cause is determined and it is fixed. that could complicate the calendar. the private company was scheduled to take supplies to the international space station in november. a lot of damage there, but the bright spot, no injuries reported. >> that's right.
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did research. it turns out a lot of these companies do have insurance on the payload in there, $200 million. because one in 20 of these space launches blow up. >> there's so much going on. there's so much that's vulnerable to this kind of a thing. space-ex is calling this an anom anomaly. elon musk is saying it was a fast moving fire. >> semantics. >> facebook, the downside, of course, aside from the obvious damage is that that satellite that facebook had on board was meant to bring internet service to poor countries, poor communities. they say those plans will be delayed a little bit because of that. >> who knew they were getting into the space business, facebook. thousands of floridians bracing for a night of brutal weather. >> hurricane hermine is taking aim at the florida panhandle. we'll get a report from inside
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"world news now" continues
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>> hurricane hermine making land fall over the florida panhandle. strong winds and heavy rain are expected overnight, and there are some fears of life threatening storm surges in the coastal areas. >> i spoke with theed a administrator of taylor county. he describes the conditions. >> we're seeing a lot of wind related issues. we're having more and more
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down, causing sparks. we just heard on the radio that we had a call for a structure fire. probably was sparked by a falling power line. our beaches are completely under water. we have parks along the coastline that are under water. we have roads leading into neighborhoods that were closed off because of water aoss the road. we're experiencing quite a bit of rain on the inland portion of we're still looking at maybe 12 inches of rain in some areas. >> what's the bigger concern for you? is it the wind? is it the flooding? >> the biggest concern that we have is with the coastal flooding. most of our coastal residents have heeded the evacuation order. we're anticipating quite a bit of damage. getting the roads open and helping people recover is going
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and we're in that upper right hand quadrant where we can s we have been withstanding quite a few tornado warnings coming across from the national weather service. we haven't had confirmation of any tornado touchdowns as of yet. >> reporter: did you get the impression people took it seriously enough? >> we've seen a lot of great cooperation with residents. i think part of that public early and often and getting the right information out and to the great extent, we've seen a lot of people taking this seriously. >> our thanks to dustin. we hope he's staying safe. he said he's praising people for listening to first responders here, getting in place and so far they don't seem to be having issues with people not obeying the warning. >> it's easy. people are tempted to say we'll be fine. but as we heard this morning,
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we're back with a woman from florida who spent a lot of time looking at her phone texting with her son while she was in her own driveway only to look up and find this. yes. that is a black bear. hello. just a few feet away. she texted her son saying help me. but then proceeded to sit there and film it. she is said to have gotten so close to her, she says that she even felt his breath. that would be that moment right there. i would have moved quickly away. >> they say not the run. maybe not paying attention, she did herself a favor. >> and now we've been there, the moments where whether something spills or you look down and you realize that a certain stain
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breaking news this morning on "world news now," hurricane hermine is hitting florida. the storm made land fall bringing heavy winds and rain. we'll head live to the gulf coast as the storm heads inland. >> in the race for the white house, donald trump speaking out again on his immigration policy attempting to clarify mixed signals on his issue. this as the fbi sends a warning to both candidates. we'll tell you why as we bring the latest from the campaign trail. and collin kaepernick gets a shower of boos. >> he kept protesting during the national anthem, taking a knee this time as well as getting help from a teammate. and a playboy career appearing in more covers than any other magazines in the history. why is she now calling
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it's friday, september 2nd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm devin dwyer. the big story this morning, the hurricane in florida. >> hurricane hermine is packing winds of 80 miles per hour and officials are advising residents to stay indoors. there are. s tornado watches in effect up to georgia. tropical storm watches and warnings are posted along most of the east coast all the way to new jersey. >> both north and south carolina also getting ready for heavy rain and flooding when the storm reaches them. coastal areas of the florida panhandle are seeing flooding before the storm made land fall. abc is in the florida panhandle this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is an area that was bracing for some of the worst of the storm, but you can see things are pretty calm here. not much rain.
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but that is not the case to the south and east of here. hurricane hermine hammering parts of florida's gulf coast. strong winds relentless rain and the biggest concern, the storm surge. expected to reach up to 12 feet in some places. >> it's important that we are to all put in our minds that this is life threatening. >> reporter: mandatory evacuations ordered in some coastal communities. >> please protect property and evacuate immediately. >> reporter: even before land fall, the outer bands flooded streets and damaged home. shelters open overnight and a state of emergency in place for much of the now soaked sun shine state. >> when you live in florida, this is what it is. you listen and watch. if it gets bad, you leave. if you think you can ride it out, ride it out. >> reporter: some riding it out with sandbags in place, windows boarded. >> there's no way to make anything safe.
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for the first hurricane to hit florida in more than a decade. there are concerns this could spawn tornadoes. tropical storm watches and warnings are in effect all the way up to the jersey shore. >> anything specific officials are trying to encourage residents to do in your area? >> reporter: at this point they're just telling people to stay inside. the time for evacuations has passed. they're just urging people to too soon to check on the damage. wait until the sun comes up and the storm passes before you come out and assess things. >> it's been almost 11 years since florida's been hit by a hurricane. what's the mood like there? are people prepared for this one? >> reporter: you know, they are. they were taking it pretty seriously, i'd say, but they say it's just a category one. they have seen worse, but they are watching the forecast,
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but saying they know which areas get hit really hard when a storm passes through here, and so a lot of people decided not to evacuate. there are some areas where there was a mandatory evacuation, but the voluntary areas, people decided to stay behind and wait out the storm. >> marci gonzalez live for us. >> north and south carolina preparing for other states keeping a wary eye on hermine as well. >> let's check in on where the storm is headed. justin, good morning. >> good morning to you. it looks like hermine is setting it sights on the carolinas next. winds currently 80 miles per hour. trucking along at 14 miles per hour. that is some good news. this storm system does have some wheels. at least the heavy flooding rains will not be over a prolonged period of time. still, though, 5 to 10 inches of rain in five or six hours is not good news.
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this will be weakening as it moves inland over the course of the next couple of hours. located right now about 10 miles to the north and east of st. marks. that's where the lowest pressure was, and just getting pounded right now in tallahassee. lots of downed trees and power lines and lots of flash flat flooding. this will go north and east over time. look at the rainfall amounts. anywhere from 2 to 9 inches of rain, and we are not finished with the storm system yet. for possibilities of some rotation. >> and justin, how will things look further north as the system heads up the east coast? >> as we venture toward saturday, saturday night and sunday, as nice as it is right now, conditions can deteriorate toward the coastline. it's the combination of high pressure and hermine that will funnel winds toward the coastline. we're concerned about major flooding and damaging wind gusts
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way north toward coastal portions of new england. impacts far and wide this weekend. >> justin keeping a close on this all night and all morning for us. thank you. the hawaiian islands are assessing the damage from one hurricane and getting ready for another. >> there were no reports of significant damage. but now hurricane lester is on track to pass north. forecasters just expanded the watch area. florida officials announced the first discovery of zika virus carrying mosquitos in the u.s. the virus was found in three groups of mosquitos in miami beach. there are now concerns infected travelers could spread the virus when they return home. in chicago august was the bloodiest month in two decades.
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384 shootings and 472 shooting victims. so far this year the windy city is averaging 12 shooting victims a day. they got a national face when a 32-year-old mother of four was gunned down while pushing her baby's stroller. she's the cousin of dwyane wade. gorge stephanopoulos speaks with dwyane wade in an later this morning on good morning america. the dallas police chief is stepping down weeks after winning national praise for his grace under pressure. he got high marks for handling the ambush style attacks in july. >> several hispanic advisors of donald trump are turning their back on him. they say they're disappointed in the hard line he took on wednesday night. less than 24 hours after his speech, trump seemed to be striking a less severe tone.
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i want to see how it shapes up when we have strong -- i use the word impenetrable border. >> also since the speech he's been engaged in a bit of a twitter war with enrique pena neito. trump tweeted mexico will pay for the wall. enrique pena neito tweeted i repeat mexico would never pay for a wall. >> fbi they could be prime targets for foreign spies. it's the result of aggressive efforts by foreign governments to access american secrets and potentially influence the upcoming elections in the united states. teams from the clinton and trump campaigns have gone through what the fbi describes as awareness briefings. some california residents got a surprise when they spied a few bears playing around in their backyards.
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>> they jumped into at least two pools before being chased out of the area by a brave dog. it was covered live by the l.a. tv stations. almost as fun as a car chase. >> making themselves at home, aren't they? >> it's bear day here. >> the dog was a small dog. it's always the little ones that say that's it. enough. get out of my yard. >> coming up, collin kaepernick has a controversy. he sits out another national anthem. >> and we are tracking hurricane hermine. there are widespread power outages and drenching rains. we have a full report ahead. >> "world news now" weather
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for the first time in 11 years a hurricane has made land fall in florida. hurricane hermine made land fall where the panhandle meets the peninsula in the big bend area. >> tens of thousands of people are without power. there are fears of dangerous surges as high as eight feet. it's bringing bad weather as far north as new jersey. hundreds of protesters took to the streets in venezuela. they want the country's president out of office. they want to keep pressure on
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a powerful 7.1 earthquake rocked the coast of new zealand today. residents describe it as fierce and scary. the quake triggered a small tsunami. a 5.7 quake hit the same area on thursday. collin kaepernick is under fire for refusing again to stand for the national anthem. >> this time it was in san diego that was billed as a tribute to military personnel in the area. >> reporter: san francisco 49ers quarterback co sitting out the national anthem to take a stand kneeling down and joined by his teammate. this time it was against the chargers on military night. reportedly a coincidence. >> he's entitled to his opinion. we fought for that. i just think he's a jerk. >> what he's expressing is his freedom to do as he wants. >> reporter: his perceived slight of the military is what angered fans.
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earlier this week the hashtag veterans for kaepernick going viral. and kaepernick made a point to stand up and applaud during a rendition of god bless the usa when military were asked to stand. the debate and outrage coming after the protest before the packers game. kaepernick protesting, he says, police brutality against african americans. >> cops are getting paid leave for killing people. >> reporter: even ahead of the san diego game, the quarterback igniting a new controversy by wearing these socks at practice, depicting police officers as pigs. kaepernick on social media saying he's worn them before as a statement against rogue cops to put the community in danger by creating an environment of tension and mistrust. and the san francisco police association is asking for an apology, but also extending an invitation for kaepernick to
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all right. when we come back, one of the most unlikely celebrities takes aim at celebrity. >> and why blake shelton is bringing a taste of hawaii to oklahoma. "the skinny" is next. bringing a taste of hawaii to
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? ? ? >> time for the skinny. we start today with pamela anderson taking aim at pornography. >> she has co-written an editorial in the wall street journal calling porn a public hazard of unprecedented seriousness. >> she's talking about the anthony she blames porn for the breakup of his marriage. >> so pamela and her ex-husband were at the center of a sex tape scandal. she's been a playboy model. she appeared on more playboy covers than any model in their history. >> now that she's no longer doing that, anderson says she is advocating for a porn free future. >> turned a new leaf. next, we've been talking
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now we're seeing it for real. >> we're talking about the budding romance between rihanna and drake. this happened at the miami stop of drake's summer 16 tour. he brought her out for a surprise performance, but that wasn't the only surprise. a little pda there. >> a little kissy after the performance. they were caught backstage in front of everybody on tape. >> earlier this week on sunday video vanguard award and made a touching statement saying she's someone i've been in love with since i was 22. she's one of my best friends in the world. she's a living, breathing legend in our industry. apparently drake has been courting her for some time, and he was never really interested until this is, you know, one of those great nice guy gets a girl stories. >> we love love. >> next to another celebrity
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>> that's right, blake shelton bringing a taste of hawaii to oklahoma for a wedding gift for gwen stefani. it's a getaway home constructed not far from his ranch. >> when you said he was bringing a taste of hawaii, i thought you were going to say pineapple. not an entire house. the main house is a beach styled all white mansion with aqua blue and there are some three huts with thatched roofs. some observers say they could be private mini homes for the sons. >> there's a nice pool with the palm trees. maybe the most hawaiian touch, a tiki fence. >> they're expected to tie the knot this fall and base their family in oklahoma. the population of the town is just over 3,000.
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hawaiian? it looks like a texas ranch house to me. >> it's the thatched roofs. which, i didn't know what a thatched roof was until i read the script. >> pineapples are inside, we think. finally if you're looking for a gene wilder fix this weekend, look at your amc theater. >> the chain has announced it's bringing two of his most beloved films. factory" to theaters around the country this weekend. they'll be shown on saturday and sunday. tickets just $5 per showing. >> that's pretty good, and you can check out more information on the amc website. wilder died at age 83 on sunday. we'll remember him. willie wonka this weekend. >> i want to see "see no evil hear no evil".
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it's been another busy summer of news headlines including gun violence, political posturing and now on nfl quarterback is stirring up his own controversy. lax. here our friday rewind. >> shooting in progress, lax. unknown number of shots. >> it's chaos. we got off the plane and were exiting and saw a crowd running toward us. >> there was a flood of people saying there was a shooter. >> she wasn't aware her short life was standing as an example of a clear failure in the criminal justice system in chicago. >> i was angry. i didn't understand why. why my baby? >> i have two patients. patient number one,
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>> his friend bumped a girl by accident and apologized. >> when you get the warning, you walk right up in here and see nothing. you idiots. >> i thought he was going to shoot me. he took the gun out like this, put it in my face and said get the f out. >> we did discuss the wall. we didn't discuss the payment of the wall. >> it takes more to make up for dropping in on our neighbors for a new hours. >> my first hour in office, those people are gone. >> those conversations need to happen. i think it's something that can bring everybody closer. >> you have to respect the flag and stand up with your teammates. it's bigger than just you. >> it's not my right to tell him not to do something. >> my role models are truman, fo, hughes, disney, jobs,
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>> she's someone i've been in love with since i was 22 years old. ladies and gentlemen, the recipient of the michael jackson vanguard award for 2016, rihanna. ? ? we also have some big food it's national waffle week. >> didn't you just eat waffles? >> that was waffle day. this is waffle week. >> where's kendis? >> he's on vacation. maybe he thought it was national waffle week, so he decided to go away. >> this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm devin dwyer. here are some of the top headlines this morning on "world news now." hurricane hermine has made land fall in northern florida bringing strong winds, heavy rain flooding and tornadoes. it's expected to affect holiday travel plans for much of the east coast this weekend. >> donald trump is set to receive his second classified briefing in new york. it comes two weeks after trump said he didn't trust veterans of the intelligence community. we'll have the latest on the campaigns just ahead. and brock turner, a former swimmer at stanford is leaving jail. he served three months. half a sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus. it sparked national outrage. and collin kaepernick has ignited new controversy by refusing to stand for the national anthem again.
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pigs. those are just some of the top stories on this friday, september 2nd. from abc news, this is "world news now." we begin this half hour with the breaking news about hurricane hermine. it has just made land fall on the florida panhandle just east of st. marks with sustained winds of 80 miles per hour. the strong winds and the danger of tornadoes are expected to continue all night. >> that'ri tens of thousands of people already without power. there are fears of widespread flooding in florida. storm warnings and watches right now. up and down the east coast, as far as new jersey. some states have activated emergency centers this morning. >> we have live coverage with marci gonzalez and justin povick at accuweather. marci, talk to us about what you're seeing there.
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80 miles away from where it made land fall. the wind is barely blowing. it's not raining. relatively calm. other parts of the gulf coast are getting pounded by this hurricane. we'll show you video. also south in cedar key, they're seeing what's believed to be record storm surge. there are streets already under water. some areas could get as much as 12 feet of storm surge, that's why he's calling this a life threatening storm. mandatory evacuations were put in place yesterday for some barrier islands and coastal communities. they're feeling impacts of the wind and heavy rain inland. tallahassee not far from where the storm made land fall, north of there getting hid especially hard. >> and we know floridians are seasoned as far as these things are concerned.
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is fully prepared? >> reporter: everyone we talked to said they were taking the warning seriously. people in areas where there was a mandatory evacuation did get out. and other people said they were just going to feel it out. so people boarded up windows, put out sandbags and kept a close eye on things. most people deciding to just ride out the storm. >> okay. we hope you stay safe down there, marci. thank you for joining us this morning. marci gonzalez in florida. it's not just florida that will feel the effects of hurricane hermine. eastern coast. >> justin is tracking the storm for us. what are you seeing? >> we are going to be looking at a situation that will continue to be a very busy throughout much of georgia, northern florida and extending to the carolinas here in the coming days. hurricane hermine will gradually weaken as it continues to go ashore. all the yellows and oranges and reds, heavy rains coming down.
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per hour leading to flooding. very concerning here, especially from tallahassee, north and east toward valdosta. the winds at 80 miles per hour. we expect those to come down into the mid-morning. but we'll still have damaging winds, upwards of 50 to 06 miles per hour 60. a tornado watch until 8:00. we'll likely into the afternoon hours. and the rainfall totals. cross city upwards of nine inches of rain and still the backside of hermine to roll through. >> justin, what areas north of florida are expected to take the heat next and how far north does this thing go? >> we can chart out the time line into the upcoming weekend and take the effects north toward the delmarva hermine's remnants going to the north. high pressure building in place, and it's the pressure between
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delmarva. we're concerned about beach erosion, the potential for major coastal flooding and also damaging wind gusts. this will be taking aim toward sunday, sunday night and even monday. >> justin povick for us live. thank you. and the hurricane couldn't come at a worst time. it's the last official weekend of summer and a major travel weekend. >> and likely to create troubles for travelers. even in other parts of the country, the ripple effect. linzie janice has more. >> reporter: nearly 16 million americans are hoping to fly this weekend. the airlines are warning people to expect major delays and cancellations. if you want to change your flights because of the hurricane, all the main carriers will allow you to do it for free. some are letting you cancel for a full refund. all the airports in central and northern florida will likely be affected. there's been a ground stop in charlotte.
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delays that will likely move up the east coast to major airports if the hurricane maintains its northern trek. linzie janice. and the holiday travelers include our presidential candidates and their teams hitting the road for the labor day push. >> donald trump is facing more fallout from his immigration speech with several key hispanic advisors walking away from his campaign giving democratic opponents more ammunition. here's lauren lister. >> reporter: donald trump on the campaign trail in ohio talking up his meeting wednesday with the president of mexico. >> when we both expressed our shared desire, and it is a shared desire, to secure the border. >> reporter: but this on mixed messages of boarder security and the wall. >> we discussed the wall.
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that will be for a later date. >> reporter: that was standing next to enrique pena neito. and in california fife hours later. >> mexico will pay for the wall. >> reporter: and then enrique pena neito saying he was clear in his conversation with trump that mexico would not foot the bill. tim kaine in new hampshire saying that meeting showed trump folding on one of his signature issues. >> he has been talking nonstop since the beginning of the campaign. we're going to build a wall, make mexico pay for it. but when he had the chance to sit down and look the other leader in the eye, it was like he choked. >> reporter: biden taking aim at trump. >> i don't believe the guy is a bad guy. i just think he's totally, completely uninformed. >> reporter: after trump took a hard line on immigration. >> i am going to create a new special deportation task force.
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may not be easy to enforce. the democratic candidate running for sheriff promising to end the voluntary cooperation with ice, the federal immigration authority. and in the wake of trump's immigration speech, republican sources telling abc news two members of trump's own hispanic advisory council withdrew their support for the candidate. thanks to lauren lister. president obama is heading to asia after a stop on the midway atoll in the middle of the pacific ocean. a tiny ocean was the scene of a critical u.s. victory in world war ii. it's now a national wildlife refuge. he announced a major expansion making it the largest in the world. a plea deal reached in the 2013 murder of a tsa agent. the man will be spared the death penalty in exchange to pleading guilty for all charges against
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dated murder of a tsa agent. chicago has a staggering 90 murders, 384 shootings and 472 shoot victims in the month of august. one of those killed was a mother of four and the cousin of dwyane wade. among those reacting to the shocking murder was donald trump. george stephanopoulos spoke with wade about his cousin's death and trump's response. >> donald trump expressed his condolences to your family. got a lot of reaction for a tweet where he said dwyane wade's cousin shot and killed walking in chicago. just what i have been saying, african americans will vote trump. what did you think when you heard that? >> i was kind of conflicted. you know? it's like on one hand your cousin's death is used as a ploy for a political gain. on the other hand, it's a national story.
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i want eyes on the city. i want us to be able to do more together. the only way we do more together is if more people know what's going on. on one hand i was grateful it started a conversation. on the other hand, a bad taste in my mouth because of what my family is dealing with and the city of chicago is dealing with and it looks like it's being >> and we'll have more from the exclusive interview later this morning on good morning america. >> serena williams has a milestone night at the u.s. open. after victory, she pulled even for the most match wins by a female player at the major tournaments. and next saturday she could win her 23rd career grand slam. that would give her sole ownership of the most major titles in the open era. >> we have new video this morning of an adorable baby
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steps? >> the baby in this case is a three month old panda. this is at a zoo in belgium. they're getting used to the idea of motion. the zoo keepers have been calling the cub baby "p". there's now an online poll for a chinese name. >> there are five names to choose from. apparently, one of them, heaven's treasure, good star. looks like a good star, maybe. >> i think jelly bean. i don't know if that's chinese, but his belly is bigger than his paws. i don't know he would be able to walk. >> love the panda live streams. coming up, two five-year-old boys put on planes to different cities. they were flying alone, booked on separate flights, flown for the wrong cities. the distraught mother and the airline's response. >> and the hollywood power couple at the box office. what critics are saying about "the light between oceans". first, a look at the forecast.
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but did you know your eyes, your brain, and your joints really love them t? introducing megared advanced 4in1... just one softgel delivers mega support. hurricane hermine has come ashore in florida's northern gulf coast and is now making its way across the state. it's expected to become a tropical storm later this morning. it's still bringing strong winds, heavy rain and a life threatening storm surge possibly >> tens of thousands of people are without power, and there's a tornado watch as far north as south carolina. hermine expecting to affect travel in the eastern u.s. two students have been hit by pickup trucks in austin, texas. some of the video is tough to watch. we want to tell you the kids are all okay. in the first incident a boy was in a crosswalk when a turning truck hit him. in the second the truck clearly
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both incidents were caught on newly installed school bus cameras and police are circulating the videos in hopes they will inspire drivers to be more careful, especially now that school is in session. >> a stunning video, even the one with the school bus stop sign out. always remember to obey those. two five-year-old boys are safe and sound after a mixup by jetblue. >> they were placed on the wrong planes and flown to the wrong cities. >> reporter: a high flying mixup. five-year-old andy martinez flying alone put on the wrong plane, and ending up more than 200 miles from home. his mother telling me she panicked when jetblue employees presented her with the wrong child. her own son missing. after traveling to the dominican republic with her son, she says
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andy staying with relatives for a longer summer vacation. andy seen here leaving with a group of children on the day of his flight. moments later, jetblue mistakenly putting him on a flight to boston. the other boy sent to new york carrying andy's passport. martinez now asking for the faa to investigate. >> this never should have happened. >> reporter: jetblue says they're reviewing the incident. and adds the children were under the supervision of jetblue employees. >> the mother's attorney says it was three hours before they finally sorted out and the boy was finally returned to his mother. >> pretty frightening to be at the gate and not see your kid get off the plane, especially when you pay the $100 fee to jetblue. they refunded the ticket. >> she said the attendant came and said here you go, and she
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glad everyone is home safe and sound. she said she was told the boy was safely returned to boston. we'll be right back. to boston.
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? have the opportunity to teach grownups a thing or two. >> but this morning we're finding out how one nine-year-old boy changed the life of one very grateful teacher. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: the more conventional story line is a little boy is born missing part of his right arm. adult graduate students create one for him. but this time it's reversed.
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making a 3-d hand for a grownup. >> prosthetic hand. >> reporter: he has his own business, brother robot, specializing in 3-d printing, and one day last spring a teacher poked his head into this lab at the san diego library when the librarian noticed he was missing a hand. he said he could help him. using 3-d printing that costs a fraction of a traditional prosthetic. even making a spare hand, and in the process, a lifelong friend. matt gutman, abc news, san jose. >> 3-d printing is revolutionizing medicine.
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time now for our favorite segment of the week, insomniac theater. >> we start this morning with two different movies out this weekend. the first is "the light between oceans". it stars a real life couple who is living in a lighthouse as keepers of it on a remote island and a baby in a boat appears. they raise her oz their own daughter until her past catches up with them. >> do ships ever rescue people far out at sea? have you ever heard of little boats being picked up and survivors taken to the other
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anything is possible. >> i see. >> reviews for light between oceans are pretty mixed. critics love the moral dilemma. it's a struggle to do the right thing while keeping a family together. they're not sold on the execution. take a look. tony hicks writes the movie is one of the year's most visually stunning films. it's also one of the most difficult to watch. and another says it's possibly the prettiest two hours of emotional masochism this year. not what fast bender and his girlfriend had hoped for. >> not a feel good film. >> next, "morgan". trying to decide whether to terminate a bioengineering experiment gone dangerously wrong. an artificially created human
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recommend you be terminated? >> i don't know. >> you don't know? off the top of your head. >> i don't know. >> come on. answer me. what would you do? >> i don't know. >> what would you do? show me, if you can't tell me. demonstrate it for me. what is that? i don't know what that is. show me. show me how you feel. >> despite the suspense, critics aren't impressed. many call it trite. one says there's a scenario as old as frankenstein. another says those seeking edgy genera fare will find plenty to savor. it's a well cast drama. >> don't forget, if you need a gene wilder fix, amc showing $5
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breaking news this morning. hurricane hermine makes landfall. >> the storm hitting florida bringing damaging winds and dangerous flash floods. it's headed up the east coast as the holiday weekend gets underway. we're live on the gulf coast, and we will bring you the latest storm information. and donald trump is losing support from some key latino figures within his campaign. we'll tell you who, plus, his wife melania files a defamation lawsuit. disaster on the launchpad. another catastrophic failure for spacex, destroys a rocket and a $200 million satellite that facebook was planning to use. what went wrong at cape canaveral, and what does it mean for private spaceflight. most of us try to forget about our bad days. hear about a man forced to
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we'll explain why on this hopefully happy september 2nd. from abc news, this is "world news now." did not look happy in that photograph. >> he did not. when the google maps truck comes driving by. more on that a little bit later. good morning, everyone, happy friday. i'm devin dwyer in for kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we have preparation this morning. in the florida panhandle. you can see on the radar, the intensity is in the big bend. winds are expected to stay around 75 miles per hour and there are tornado watches and warnings in florida and georgia. >> in anticipation, floridians stocked up and gassed up yesterday. long lines at gas stations and grocery stores. while the no swimming flags were up, it didn't stop some surfers from trying to catch some high waves. we have live coverage this morning.
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also tracking the storm. we start with marci. she's 35 miles from where hermine made landfall this morning. good morning, marci. >> reporter: hi. good morning. this is an area that was bracing for some of the worst of the storm, but you can see things are pretty calm here. not much wind. the rain has been off and on, but that is not the case to the south and east of here. hurricane hermine hammering parts of florida's gulf coast. strong winds, relentless rain, the biggest concern, the storm surge, expected to reach up to 12 feet in some places. >> the most important thing we are to put in our minds is this is life threatening. >> reporter: mandatory evacuations ordered in some coastal communities. >> please protect property and evacuate immediately. >> reporter: as even before landfall hermine's outer bands
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homes. >> about 4.5 inches of water inside the house. >> reporter: shelters opened and a state of emergency in place for much of the soaked sunshine state. >> you know when you live in florida, this is what it is. if it gets bad, you leave. if you think you can ride it out, ride it out. >> reporter: some riding it out with sandbags in place, windows boarded. >> there's no way to make anything safe. it's mother nature. >> reporter: and this message for the first hurricane to hit florida in more than a decade. and there are concerns this hurricane could spawn tornadoes in other parts of the state. meanwhile, tropical storm watches and warnings are in effect all the way up to the jersey shore. >> as if hurricanes aren't enough, tornadoes are possible. >> marci, we saw the residents have spunk. they're ready for the hurricane, but how long are they expecting to ride this thing out? >> reporter: they're hoping it will pass by later today. and they'll be able to clean up what's left behind. they're hoping they will be able to enjoy the holiday weekend here while other areas then brace for the impacts of the
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>> and you're from florida. you've seen this before. how does the beginning of the storm compare to the many floridians have had to weather in the past? >> reporter: you heard the woman in my piece say floridians know the drill with this sort of things. they know which areas are low lying and prone to flooding. and so they kind of know how to prep. people took it seriously enough. they were stocking up and boarding up windows, putting down the sandbags. and they know overnight to keep close attention to the warnings. >> and some even had extra moments to pick up spray paint and write "bring it, hermine." and write bring it hermine. >> they haven't lost their touch in 10 years since the last hurricane. marci, thank you so much. and now that hermine has made landfall, where is it headed next? >> let's check in with justin povick. good morning. >> good morning.
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it's going to be slowly weakening here over the course of the next couple of hours. for now still a formidable hurricane. winds 80 miles per hour and lots of downed trees and power lines. movement takes it to the north, northeast at around 14 miles per hour. we are concerned about isolated tornadoes to the east of the track and, again, toward st. marks. that's the center of circulation. but pounding winds and also pounding rains many power outages there. the impacts felt far and wide. all the way up the east coast. we're be following this storm for many days to come. >> give us a sense of what kind of a mess this thing is going to make when it comes to travel up and down the east coast. this is not just florida, right? >> not at all. this is the i-95 corridor.
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erosion and torrential rain. a lot of people wanting to head out of the shoreline for the holiday, but we're looking at dangerous conditions at the coast. on the other side of mountains in better coach. toward the 95, big time impacts. >> hoping everyone in the path drives safely or stays put. justin povick. >> and we'll have more on hermine later, but it's time to move onto politics. there are lingering questions about hillary clinton's private meetings as secretary of state. they could soon be answered. >> the state department says it will release the remaining 2700 pages of the detailed schedules. that's before election day. instead of in december as they previously announced. a clinton spokesman welcomes the decision. he said the public should see the full picture and not what he
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and clinton's former rival, bernie sanders, hits the campaign trail to stump for her and others. he says he'll push her economic plan, one he says will work for everyone, not just those at the top. clinton's campaign is getting a boost from donors. she took in $143 million in august. her most lucrative fund-raising month yet. and donald trump is facing new fallout after his tough talk on immigration. several of his most prominent hispanic campaign advisors resigned. some business and religious leaders have pulled their support saying they feel betrayed and used after the speech ruled out any path to immigrants living in the u.s. legally. trump's wife has filed a lawsuit against a news website and a maryland blogger saying they published false statements suggesting she once worked as an escort before she met her husband. both report have since been retracted. she denies the allegations, and her attorney is calling the statements 100% false and tremendously damaging to her reputation.
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case while a student at stanford is being released from jail today. brock turner was only sentenced to six months for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus. the judge was criticized for what many viewed as a lenient sentence. he is moving off of criminal cases. turner only served after the sentence and must register as a sex offender. georgetown university has announced a new admissions policy aimed at atoning for slavery. the university will offer pre-rental admission to the descendants of slaves it once owned. the president of the university plans to issue a formal apology and create an institution for the study of slavery. many of those descendants are applauding the school's actions. >> we're not talking reparation. we're talking about how this university can be an asset to the world in healing some pain
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destroying our society. >> at least a dozen universities have formally recognized the ties to slavery and the slave trade. historians say georgetown is the first to offer preferential admissions status. and a feel-good story now. a third grade teacher returned to the classroom in wisconsin. jody schmidt donated one of her kidneys to a first grader, one of her students. the pair was celebrated yesterday. >> she says she never hesitated when she learned she was a match for the girl who suffered from chronic kidney disease. the transplant surgery happened in may. both of them are doing great. >> a neat story. teachers give so much of themselves already, and here to actually give part of herself to a student. >> and both families say they hope this will inspire other people to sign up for the donor registry. >> a good note there. coming up, disaster on the
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an explosion so big it was picked up on radar. and hurricane hermine is drenching florida and georgia. we'll talk to a county administrator about how his county is coping. if you're in the storm zone, let us know how you're doing. find us on facebook and twitter. you're watching "world news now." wildlife rescue workers open up a lot of dawn. tough on grease...yet gentle. dawn helps open... something even bigger.
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hurricane hermine just made landfall. winds are expected to stay at about 75 miles per hour all night. >> there are tornado watches out not only for northern florida right now but also parts of georgia and south carolina. 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick stuck to his word refusing to stand for the national anthem last night. >> instead he dropped to one knee before the game. the gesture, a new move as part of his continued protest against racial injustice. he also had controversy when pictures showed him wearing caps. he said the socks were only meant to represent rogue cops. "rolling stone" stopped a bid to get a $25 million defamation suit thrown out. they're being sued about a story about rape that turned out to be false. the fraternity says it was defamed by the article and that its members were ostracized. and a new york appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by lindsay
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a likeness to her in a game. another similar case has been dismissed. and back to square one for spacex. an explosion on the launchpad. >> it destroyed a $200 million satellite on board facebook was planning to use. >> reporter: it's a test that goes terribly wrong. this spacex rocket erupting on the pad like a bomb going off. it wasn't just one explosion. sevel the force of the blast felt by residents miles away from cape canaveral. >> it was like a small earthquake. a lot i power. >> reporter: spacex was planning to test fire the rocket ahead of this weekend's launch. it was filling it with fuel, including the tank in the upper stage when something fails. catastrophically. it's clear the explosion starts there. so big it was picked up on radar along with the rocket, the cargo seen here falling in flames was
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inside, an israeli communications satellite that facebook hoped to use. the first big venture into space. and mark zuckerberg said in a post, "i'm deeply disappointed the launch failure destroyed our satellite which would have provided internet service across the continent." it's the second major setback for spacex and the ceo. a little more than a year ago, one of his falcon 9s blue u this is just a setback? >> it's just a setback. we can figure out in this case what happened, and we'll make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: spacex will not fly again until a cause is determined and it is fixed. that could complicate the calendar. the private company was scheduled to take supplies to the international space station in november. abc news, washington. a lot of damage there, but the bright spot, no injuries reported. >> that's right.
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did research. it turns out a lot of these companies do have insurance on the payload in there, $200 million. because one in 20 of these space launches blow up. >> there's so much going on. there's so much that's vulnerable to this kind of a thing. though spacex is calling this particular explosion an anomaly. they have no idea what caused it. elon musk is saying it was a fast moving fire. >> semantics. differ the two. looked like an explosion. facebook, the downside, of course, aside from the obvious damage is that that satellite that facebook had on board was meant to bring internet service to poor countries, poor communities. they say those plans will be delayed a little bit because of this. >> who knew they were getting into the space business, facebook. they're everywhere now. coming up, thousands of floridians bracing for a night of brutal weather. >> hurricane hermine is taking aim at the florida panhandle. we'll get a report from inside the hurricane zone right ahead.
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>> imagery of hurricane hermine making landfall over the florida panhandle. strong winds and heavy rain are expected overnight, and there are some fears of lifethreatening storm surges in the coastal areas, as well. >> i spoke with the administrator of taylor county. he describes the conditions as the hurricane comes ashore. >> we're seeing a lot of wind related issues.
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issues with power lines coming down, causing sparks. we just heard on the radio that we had a call for a structure fire. probably was sparked by a falling power line. our beaches are completely under water. we have parks along the coastline that are under water. we have roads leading into neighborhoods that were closed off because of water across the road. we're experiencing quite a bit of rain on the inlan our county. we're still looking at maybe 12 inches of rain in some areas. >> what's the bigger concern for you? is it the wind? is it the flooding? >> the biggest concern that we have is with the coastal flooding. most of our coastal residents have heeded the evacuation order. we're anticipating quite a bit of damage into the daylight hours. getting the roads open and helping people recover is going
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we're worried about tornadoes, and we're in that upper right-hand quadrant where we can see a lot of tornadoes. we have been withstanding quite a few tornado warnings coming across from the national weather service. we haven't had confirmation of any tornado touchdowns as of yet. >> reporter: did you get the impression people took it seriously enough? >> we've seen a lot of great cooperation with residents. i think part of that is that we've focussed on educating the public early and often and getting the right information out and to the great extent, we've seen a lot of people taking this seriously. >> our thanks to dustin. we hope he's staying safe. he said he's praising people for listening to first responders here, getting in place and so far they don't seem to be having issues with people not obeying the warning. >> it's easy. people are tempted to say we'll be fine. but as we heard this morning, lots of people taking the warnings seriously and good thing they are.
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warnings seriously and good thing they are.
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time for "the mix." we're back with a woman from florida who spent a lot of time looking at her phone texting with her son while she was in her own driveway only to look up and find this. yes. that is a black bear. hello. just a few feet away. she texted her son saying help me. but then proceeded to sit there and film it. she is said to have gotten so close to her, she says that she even felt his breath. that would be that moment right there. i would have moved quickly away. >> he looks sleepy at least. they say not to run. maybe not paying attention, she did herself a favor. >> and now we've been there, the moments where whether something spills or you look down and you realize that a certain stain
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paid your pants. meet joshua justice. he had a bad day working at a bar in houston, texas. he spilled half a keg on hi pants. he says he went outside to let it dry in the sun, looked up, and there was the google street view car. >> he saw the google car come by and said in the moment, here we go. all right. it is polka time. >> broadway dance center presents april cook and company. ?
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fall, meteorologic ally speaking, has arrived. cooler and more comfortable air started us off in our new month and it sticks with us into the weekend. for the holiday weekend the weather look good. highs stay in the 70s and 80s with lows dipping into the 50s. rain chances come back into the weather picture on labor day, but this is an isolated chance. have a great night. tonight: clear and cool. wind: light ne low: 52 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: e
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saturday: mostly s making news in america this morning, hermine makes landfall in northern florida marking the state's first hurricane in more than a decade. >> it's kind of crazy out. it's kind of scary. we're just sitting inside the house hoping a tree doesn't fall on us. >> and the storm has a long way to go with millions in its path. storm zone straight ahead. "your voice, your vote," critical voices being heard by both donald trump and hillary clinton this morning. trump losing the support of one of his closest hispanic allies while the clinton campaign braces for the release of detailed documents from her time as secretary of state. investigators search for answers after a spacex rocket explodes right on the launchpad. we have the latest on the blast and its potentially worldwide impact. and back-to-school time with some dangerous encounters for students.

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